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Maxine Lund Celebrates Birthday

Gathering in the home of Jim and Maxine Lund in honor of her birthday Sunday were her nephews, Jim, Scott, Ricky and wife, Linda Scott, her niece Vicky and husband, Loren Keithley, Luther, Oklahoma, along with Brandon and April Raymond ...

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Big Bob's Fishing Report

By Bob Stickles-Big Bob’s Bait & Tackle Walleye fishing is probably the best it has been in years. Trolling worm harnesses behind bottom bouncers has been really effective. I am often asked how big a bottom bouncer should you use, ...

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Ava Man Hurt In Wreck Near Elkland

The Missouri State Highway Patrol investigated a wreck in Webster County Monday involving an Ava man. Troop D, Springfield, reported Daniel Dirksmeyer, 33, of Ava, stopped his 1995 Mazda on Highway 38 three miles southeast of Elkland, with the vehicle ...

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Douglas County Museum

The Douglas County Museum will continue to be open on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10-2 for the next two weeks only.  After September 8, we will drop back to being open on Saturdays only. We appreciate those who bring ...

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Fourth Sunday Singing

The regular 4th Sunday Singing was held at Breedon Church, August 26.  The welcome was given by Emcee, Sybil Gheer; Bro. Joe Lafferty opened with prayer; song books distributed/collected by Freeman Porter; 51 present; 37 songs and 1 recitation shared.  ...

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Douglas County Museum

Do you remember running your traps in the wintertime?  Boys who could save a little money to afford steel traps could catch skunks, possums, and coons.  After skinning the animals they would stretch their hides on boards and as soon ...

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Starworkers

Starworkers had their August meeting the 14th in the Lindberg country home. Stanley Goodrich was hostess. The meeting was called to order by President Sharon Loesch. We said the Pledge of Allegiance and Club Collect. A devotional, “So Little Time” ...

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